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  •  Activities
  •  Gold Coast
  •  Whitsundays Hamilton Island Heart Reef Hardy Reef Discovery Fly Both Ways

Whitsundays Hamilton Island Heart Reef Hardy Reef Discovery Fly Both Ways

Hamilton Island Air

  • Gold Coast
  • English
  • 3 hours (approx.)
  • 24 Working Hours Confirmation

Standard Inclusions

  • 1. Return scenic helicopter flight (approximately 60 minutes)
  • 2. Approx 2 hours at Reefworld
  • 3. All snorkeling gear and wetsuits provided at Reefworld
  • 4. Light catering, sparkling wine and water
  • 5. Transport from/to selected pick up zones

1 Key Facts


  • 1. Return scenic helicopter flight (approximately 60 minutes)
  • 2. Approx 2 hours at Reefworld
  • 3. All snorkeling gear and wetsuits provided at Reefworld
  • 4. Light catering, sparkling wine and water
  • 5. Transport from/to selected pick up zones

Not included

  • 1. Food & beverages not listed as Inclusions
  • 2. Souvenirs
  • 3. Travel Insurance
Destination Gold Coast
Depature point ● Departs: daily, all year round
● Departure Point: Hamilton Island (Address: Hamilton Island Marina, Whitsundays QLD 4803)
● Departure Time: Hamilton Island: 09:45 or 14:30
● Arrives back at Hamilton Island: approximately 12:45 or 17:30
Address Hamilton Island Airport, Hamilton Island QLD 4803 Australia
How to get there Complementary transfer from/to selected hotels included. Please indicate the name of your hotel at the point of booking - the most convenient pick-up location and time will be advised in your booking confirmation.
Operating hours
Reconfirmation requirements Please be advised you are required to contact The Service Provider 24 hours prior to the travel date during business hours to reconfirm your booking, departure location and time with your confirmation number. Please adjust your travel plan according to the details given by The Service Provider at time of reconfirming.
Check-in requirements Please arrive 10 minutes prior to the pick-up time at your booked pick up location. There might be 5-10 minutes delay depends on the traffic on the day. If you think the pick is late or you are not being picked up, please call The Service Provider and quote your confirmation number to double check.
What to bring/wear ● Motion-sickness medicine (if required)
● Swimwear, towel
● Protective clothing, hat, sunscreen lotion, and sunglasses
● Light jacket/sweater for windy or cool days
● Money/credit card for optional purchases
Other info ● Minimum Booking:
2 passengers

● Passengers Weight:
For legal and safety reasons all passengers are weighed prior to boarding – individual weights in excess of 110kg will incur an extra seat surcharge. Combined body weights per two passengers booking’s in excess of 180 kg’s will incur an extra seat surcharge. Maximum allowable per seat weight is 130 kg’s.

● Luggage Restrictions:
Luggage restrictions apply to all Transfers, Helicopters, 1 medium size suitcase not weighing more than 20kgs and 1 standard test cell size carry-on bag not weighing more than 10kgs per person.

● Child Policy
Infants are welcome and are carried at the discretion of the Service Provider; however, the tours are designed predominantly to accommodate adults. Some Tours are not suitable for infants, if in doubt please ask. Infants are classified as 0-2 years, one infant may travel free of charge on a parents lap in the rear of the aircraft. Please note that only one infant may travel FOC per aircraft, two infants may occupy 1 seat, the seat price applies. Children are classified as 3 – 13 years of age inclusive, must be accompanied by an adult on the flight.

● Single Seats:
Single seats are available on a standby basis at 6pm day prior to travel only.

● Stinger Season:
During stinger season (Oct-May) passengers enter the ocean at their own risk.

2 Overview

Indulge in the ultimate Great Barrier Reef experience with return helicopter flights to Cruise Whitsundays Reefworld. This tour features a 60 minute scenic flight encompassing views of the Whitsunday islands, Whitehaven Beach, Hill Inlet, the outer reef and world famous “Heart Reef”. The tour also includes 2 hours at Reefworld, complimentary refreshments and a light snack, snorkeling and coral viewing from the underwater viewing chamber.

Whitsundays Hamilton Island Heart Reef Hardy Reef Discovery Fly Both Ways

Take a helicopter ride over the spectacular Whitsunday Islands, and see iconic landmarks such as Whitehaven Beach and Heart Reef from the air, with this incredible discovery tour.


  • Spend almost an hour in the air, admiring the view.

    Your tour includes a 60 minute return helicopter ride over the Whitsundays and Great Barrier Reef - which includes views over Hill Inlet, Whitehaven Beach and Heart Reef.

  • Explore the reef at Reefworld.

    Mid-way through your flight, you will touch down at Reefworld, where you will have the opportunity to snorkel, swim, enjoy some complimentary refreshments.

  • Enjoy the reef without even getting wet.

    If you prefer not to dive or snorkel, you can still experience the reef from the underwater viewing chamber, take a semi-submarine tour, or peer into the Groper viewing hole. Or, you can simply relax on the shaded pontoon and enjoy the sea breeze.


Sample Itinerary

Reference Only. All times are approximate. Subject to change without notice. Itineraries may operate in reverse order, in a different sequence, be swapped around, or in rare circumstances be replaced by other best suited items to suit tides, times & conditions.

Morning Departure Afternoon Departure Itinerary
09:00 - 09:30 (approx.) 14:00 - 14:15 (approx.)

Hotel pickup, safety briefing & tour check-in. Included in your package is a complimentary hotel pick up (selected hotels only). Once arrive at the Hamilton Island Air Terminal the friendly team will take you through safety briefing and check you in for your tour.

09:45 14:30 Scenic flight to Whitsundays Reefworld. Depart Hamilton Island by helicopter (approx. 30 minutes) with scenic views of Whitehaven Beach, Hill Inlet, and the outer reef including Heart Reef.
10:15 15:05 Enjoy your time at the Great Barrier Reef where snorkeling, a semi submersible is provided
12:15 (approx.) 17:00 (approx.) Return scenic flight to Hamilton Island (approx. 30 minutes)
12:45 17:30 Return transfers to hotel.


3 Policy

Cancellation Policy

All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties

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